Music Generation

one1. Round 3 Music Generation Funding -  Final Open Call for Applications   


Revised Guidelines for Round 3 funding are now available at Deadline 5.00 p.m. Thursday November 8th, 2012.  


two2. Let's get Singing: A Toolkit for Group Singing and Choral Practice 


Presented by the Association of Irish Choirs & Music Generation, in association with the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance


University of Limerick 23rd & 24th July 2012 Fee: €150 per participant Course Director: Anne Barry  


For further information visit or contact the Association of Irish Choirs, University Concert Hall, Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Ireland. Tel: +353-61-234823  Book now - just a few places available!    



three3. Updates from Around the Country  


Music Generation Laois
A jam-packed July programme of events: Summer School of Rock and Pop, Stampede Drumming Camp and The Music Box: A Music Programme for Children with Special Needs. Details here.

Music Generation Louth
Tune in 2012 Summer Music Making for children and young people, click here for details.

Music Generation Mayo
Musicians in Residence, call for applications click here for details. 

Music Generation Sligo
Composer now appointed to work with children and young adults in Sligo on an exciting performance programme email [email protected] for further information.

Music Generation Cork City
Music Generation Rap commissioned to celebrate National Music Day, click here for details.

Music Generation Wicklow
Exciting Summer Camp Season now running, click here for details. 



four4. RTÉ lyric fm Music Generation Radio Documentary


Listen back to this one-hour documentary telling the story of the genesis of Music Generation here. Produced by independent radio producer Doireann Ní Bhriain and funded by The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland in association with RTÉ lyric fm and Music Generation.
five5. Save the date - Voicing 2012 Conference 


Quality, Inclusion & Participation in Music Education
Trinity College Dublin 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
An IME conference, organised by Music Generation, St. Patrick's College Drumcondra, Mary Immaculate College Limerick and Trinity College Dublin.

Speakers include Dr. Stephanie Pitts University of Sheffield, Brian Irvine Composer, Dr. Emer Smyth ESRI, Prof. Kathleen Lynch UCD, Ailbhe Kenny Mary Immaculate College Limerick and Shaun Purcell, CEO Sligo VEC.

Refreshments / Lunch €25.
To book your place, contact Artscope Tel: 01 5059582 / [email protected] Further information here.
Early booking is advised - limited seating availability.


six 6. MUSED: Ireland's Music Education Blog      

The Society of Music Education in Ireland invites you to contribute to MUSED, the NEW online news blog of the Society for Music Education in Ireland. Click here for details or email Thomas Johnston [email protected]


seven7. New MA in Education and The Arts

The Department of Arts Education and Physical Education at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, is offering an exciting new postgraduate programme in education and the arts: META (MA in Education and The Arts). Starting September 2012. Click here for details. 


eight8. Fidelio Trio - Artists in Residence at St. Patrick's College Drumcondra   

Patrick's College Music Department is delighted to announce a new Artists-in-Residence scheme which is jointly funded by the College and The Arts Council of Ireland which begins its first year in September 2012. Click here for details.


nine9. Music Network - Opportunities for Musicians   

Music Network invites applications for the Young Musicwide Award 2012, a unique professional development scheme designed to assist a  young Irish chamber group with between two and five members.   The deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on Monday 16th July. For further information and application details contact  Andreas Ziemons at  [email protected] or (01) 671 9429.

Music Network and The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children, are seeking applications from professional performing musicians to participate in ATTUNE. The deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on Friday 20th July. Further information about ATTUNE, including detailed course information and application forms are available here  or contact Aisling O'Gorman, Email:[email protected]

ten10. Advanced Solfčge Course   


The Kodály Society of Ireland intense solfčge course for advanced musicians/teachers at St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 July 14 & 15 2 - 5 pm each day.
Tutor - Zsuzsa Kontra, Kodály Institute, Hungary. Cost €60.
Places are limited, to reserve a place, email [email protected]

For further information please contact

Music Generation,
c/o Music Network,
The Coach House,
Dublin Castle,
Dublin 2.

Telephone:  01 6719429
Fax:  01 6719430
Email: [email protected]

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